Below – 1879 – Glasgow Herald – Craighall Brickworks for lease. 1885 – 1886 – James Allan, brickmaker, Craighall Brickwork, Port Dundas; House, Craigbank Cottage, Keppochhill Rd. (Note – SBH – Is this the same James Allan that operated out of the Carluke area?)
(Note – SBH – Is this the same James Allan as per brickmaker at Carluke or the James Allan who was a brickmaker at Craighall?)
Eastpark Brickworks, Gairbraid Street, Maryhill, Glasgow.
1886 – The 1985 publication ‘A survey of Scottish brickmarks’ suggests teh brickworks were started in 1886.
Below – 1896 – Eastpark Brickworks – disused?
1896 – 1897 – East Park Brick Co Ltd – Eastpark Brickworks, 459 Gairbraid Street, Maryhill.
02/07/1900 – Glasgow Herald – Eastpark Brick Company Limited in liquidation. Notice is hereby given that the creditors of the above-named Company are required on or before the 30th day of July to send particulars of their debts or claims to Mr Robert Dempster, CA, 122 Wellington Street, Glasgow …
Below – 29/08/1900 – Glasgow Herald – East Park Brickworks for sale.
Below – 14/09/1900 – Glasgow Herald – East Park Brickworks for sale. Reduced upset price £2000.
Below – 14/11/1900 – Glasgow Herald – East Park Brickworks for sale. Reduced upset price £1000.
Below – 03/12/1900 – Glasgow Herald – East Park Brickworks for sale. Reduced upset price £750.
1903 – James Allan, brickmaker, East Park Brickworks, Maryhill, Glasgow.
1903 – 1904 – Brickmakers – Jas Alan, Eastpark Brick Mills, Maryhill.
Below – 08/10/1904 – Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser – Sales of plant etc at Eastpark Brickworks, Shakespeare Street, Maryhill. James Allan lease terminated.
(Note – SBH – The info below is confusing as James Allan and Thomas Hamilton appear to swap ownership/management of these works on a regular basis. In 1878 they both appear to be there at the same time. So have I got something wrong here? Could there have been 2 sites at Auchengray near Carnwath…
Found by Eddie McLean on the banks of the River Kelvin, Glasgow. James Allan, brickmaker, Craighall Brickwork, Port Dundas ; house, Craigbank cottage, Keppothhill rd. . . . .
Below – 1859 – Hillhead Tileworks. 1860 – 1861 – Extracts from valuation rolls. Alexander Allan, Hillhead Farm – Clayfield with clay mill, a steam engine, sheds and kiln. 25/05/1867 – Hamilton Advertiser – For sale. Agricultural drainage tiles. Composition and fire brick, vitrified sewerage pipes, spigot and fawcet or with collar joint, chimney cans,…
Sheepmount or Sheepsmount. Below – 1858 – Sheepmount Brickfield, North Woodside. 12/08/1863 – Glasgow Herald – The rock and clay on the lands of North Woodside, parts of the former being a fine white rock and the latter suitable for brick making and pottery purposes. Particulars will be given and offers received by William Cowan,…
Trough photographed in situ in Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire Now then, which J Allan? 1878 – James Allan – Caledonian Brickworks, Braidwood, Carluke. 1882 – James Allan – Auchengray and Braidwood Brickworks by Carnwarth. Office Hillhead Cottage, Carluke. 1890 – 1891 – James Allan – Brickmaker, Sheepmount, New City Road, Glasgow. House 50 Wilton Street, Glasgow. 1903…
(Note – SBH – Is this the same James Allan that operated out of the Craighall Brickworks?) James started tile manufacturing at Hillhead in 1855. He had no capital but his father gave him money to start up In 1860 he took a lease on a clayfield at Braidwood which worked until the sequestration –…
Originally these works were known as the Braidwood Tileworks. They later moved to the other side of the railway and became the Braidwood Brick and Tile Works. The date of this move appears to be unknown. Canmore – Braidwood Tileworks. Canmore – Braidwood Brick and Tile Works. Canmore – Braidwood Brick and Tile Works alt The Thornice…
Found by George Kennedy in the Carluke area James Allan, Brick and Tile Manufacturer, Carluke . . . .
Found in Fife area – RC Eastpark Brickworks, Gairbraid Street, Maryhill, Glasgow. . . . .